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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, August 11, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 03' North, Longitude: 83° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.06 meters/second, 1613.0 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 871.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.71 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.1"1002.15 miwest0° 00' 44.9"0.86 misouth1002.18 mi
24 hours0° 02' 32.8"2.84 miwest0° 18' 04.7"20.72 misouth20.91 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 11, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 05' South, Longitude: 32° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.53 meters/second, 1600.3 km/hour, 994.4 miles/hour or 864.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.57 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.5"994.30 miwest0° 10' 14.1"11.72 misouth994.16 mi
24 hours11° 50' 11.0"810.68 mieast3° 54' 34.0"268.71 misouth849.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto CabezasSun 11:40 AM131 km82 miles71 nmSouth-southeast SSE
La CeibaSun 11:40 AM311 km193 miles168 nmWest-northwest WNW
MatagalpaSun 11:40 AM315 km196 miles170 nmSouthwest SW
TegucigalpaSun 11:40 AM366 km227 miles197 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManaguaSun 11:40 AM405 km252 miles219 nmSouthwest SW
MasayaSun 11:40 AM410 km255 miles222 nmSouthwest SW
CholomaSun 11:40 AM429 km267 miles232 nmWest W
San MiguelSun 11:40 AM484 km301 miles262 nmWest-southwest WSW
DangrigaSun 11:40 AM500 km310 miles270 nmWest-northwest WNW
Belize CitySun 11:40 AM524 km326 miles283 nmWest-northwest WNW
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